Review: could Gabapentin cause Itching?
Summary: Itching is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 731 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,637 Gabapentin users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,292 Itching patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 37,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 731 people (1.97%) have Itching.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Itching when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Itching when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (115 people, 15.73%)
- Hypertension (60 people, 8.21%)
- Depression (50 people, 6.84%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (48 people, 6.57%)
- Neuralgia (42 people, 5.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (124 people, 16.96%)
- Furosemide (89 people, 12.18%)
- Lyrica (76 people, 10.40%)
- Omeprazole (76 people, 10.40%)
- Lisinopril (72 people, 9.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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